Business and Legal Updates

Sullivan, Hayes & Quinn regularly updates clients with business and legal news from around the country. No matter their headquarters, clients are informed of the latest legal developments that could affect their businesses. From Western Mass. to New England, across New York, and beyond, the employment attorneys at Sullivan, Hayes & Quinn constantly seek the most current information about employment and labor laws.

2018-06-27 BREAKING NEWS!
In this Issue: Supreme Court Rules Public Sector Agency Fees Unlawful

2018-06-12 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: 1. Handbooks Revisited by the NLRB 2. Employer Job Ads on Facebook Face Lawsuit 3. Court Lawsuit Blocked by Handbook Arbitration Policy 4. Beware of Well-Intended Marketing Being Evidence of Age Discrimination 5. Workers Have Been Hurt by the NLRB 6. $5.1 Million Awarded in "Onionhead" Religion Case 7. Sex Harassment Case - A Teaching Moment for Employers 8. Misclassifying Workers is Costly 9. Filling Vacant Jobs Becoming an Employer Challenge 10. Non-Profits Subject to New Excise Tax 11. Casual Friday (and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) 12. Employee Retention Program at Walmart 13. Vermont Prohibits Salary Questions

2018-05-31 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: 1. Too Much Experience - Age Discrimination 2. Working While on Leave Not a Violation of FMLA 3. Volunteers at Non-Profit Employers 4. U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Working a Rotating Shift an "Essential Function" 5. Massachusetts Jury Finds No Discrimination but Awards $28 Million for Retaliation 6. Disability Burden of Proof 7. NLRB Judge Declares Moonlighting Prohibition Illegal 8. Court Rules Union Resignation Procedure Illegal 9. NLRB "Blocking-Charge" Rule May Be Revisited 10. New Jersey Enacts Paid Sick Leave

2018-05-21 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: *** IMPORTANT BREAKING EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS *** The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers and employees can have an employment agreement that provides for workers waiving their right to pursue a class claim employment-related action ...

2018-05-17 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: 1. Race Discrimination Limited to Immutable Characteristics 2. Massachusetts Employment Applications Need to be Revisited 3. Prohibited Sexual Harassment Training Required in New York City 4. Vermont Joins States Banning Inquiry into an Applicant's Salary History 5. "It's Only a Game!" 6. NLRB General Counsel Guidance Rejecting Union Recordings of Managers 7. Tax-Saving Information Request Brings NLRB Union Unfair Labor Practice Charge

2018-05-11 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: 1. REMINDER! Effective May 5, 2018 - NYC "Earned Safe and Sick Time Act" 2. Worker Centers Under Scrutiny 3. Court Throws Out Arbitrator's Coddling of Sex Harasser 4. Cost-of-Living 5. NLRB Upholds Contractor's Safety Manager Recording of Picketing 6. New Workplace Developments and Rules